Professional Activities

  • Associate Fellow, UK in a Changing Europe, 2017-18
  • ESRC Senior Fellow, UK in a Changing Europe, 2015-16
  • Visiting Professor, College of Europe, Bruges, from 2015
  • Vincent Wright Chair 2015, Sciences Po Paris
  • Member of LABEX evalution committee (economics panel), Agence National de Recherche, 2015
  • Member of executive committee of the ECPR Standing Group on Regulatory Governance from 2014
  • Editorial Board, Public Policy and Administration from 2014
  • Visiting Professor, Centre d’Etudes Européennes, Sciences Po Paris, March/April 2014
  • Member of ESRC Peer Review College
  • Member of executive committee of the ECPR Standing Group on the European Union since 2009
  • Visiting Professor, Birkbeck, University of London 2008-2013
  • Member of Advisory Board, Observatoire des Institutions Européennes at the Centre d’Etudes Européennes, Sciences Po Paris, Since 2005
  • Member of LABEX Panel/Jury, Agence National de Recherche 2010
  • Principal Investigator, ESRC-funded project, ‘The European Commission in Question’ 2008-2010
  • Member of the Transformation and Sustainability of European Political Order (Eurotrans) at ARENA, University of Oslo 2008-2012
  • Member of executive committee, 'Connecting Excellence on European Governance' (Connex) EU FP6 network 2005-2008
  • Founder, with Anand Menon, Damian Chalmers, Simon Hix and Imelda Maher, of the London EU Group. 1995-2007
  • External Examiner for PhD/DPhil theses at: University of Adger; University of Oxford; University of Reading; University College London; University of Oslo; University of Manchester; Louvain-la-Neuve; Free University Amsterdam; European University Institute; London School of Economics and Political Science
  • I have served as External Examiner for undergraduate degrees at Newcastle University, and postgraduate programmes at the LSE, UCL, Sussex University, and Oxford University.
  • Peer reviewer for the following journals: European Union Politics, Journal of Common Market Studies, Journal of European Public Policy, West European Politics, Journal of European Integration, Comparative European Politics, Governance, European Journal of Political Research, Public Administration, Journal of Public Policy, European Journal of Political Research, European Political Science Review, Regulation and Governance, European Integration On-line Papers, British Journal of International Relations, Current Issues in European Politics, European Journal of Urban Politics, International Review of Administrative Sciences, Journal of Transatlantic Studies, European Societies
  • Reviewer for the following publishers: Oxford University Press, Palgrave MacMillan, Rowman and Littlefield, UCL Press, Sage Publications, Routledge, IB Tauris, Republic of Letters, Continuuum

External Activities

  • As an ESRC 'UK in a Changing Europe' Senior Fellow (http://ukandeu.ac.uk) in 2015 and 2016, I organized a series of high-level conferences investigating topics as diverse as UK influence in the EU, the experience and contribution of UK officials to the EU, external perspectives on the UK and the EU, how the EU is reported in the UK media, and EU regulation on the UK. I also hosted, chaired and intervened in many public discussions of the UK and the EU at UEA and in the local and regional community. Full details will be available in due course on ResearchFish In 2016-17, I convened ‘“Brexit means Brexit, but what does that mean?’, a series of public discussions, which considers the likely consequences of the UK’s departure from the EU on UK politics, UK business, regulation, the UK’s position in the world, the nations of the United Kingdom, and immigration and community relations in the UK. In 2016-17, I convened ‘“Brexit means Brexit, but what does that mean?’, a series of public discussions, which considers the likely consequences of the UK’s departure from the EU on UK politics, UK business, regulation, the UK’s position in the world, the nations of the United Kingdom, and immigration and community relations in the UK.
  • Principal Investigator (PI) of 'European Commission: Facing the Future'
  • PI of ‘The European Commission in Question’ [http://www.uea.ac.uk/psi/research/EUCIQ and http://www.esrc.ac.uk/my-esrc/grants/RES-062-23-1188/read]
  • Convenor of: ‘The Coalition at One: The Conservative-Liberal Democratic Government in Historical and Theoretical Perspective’ (with Charles Clarke, Andrew Adonis and Jon Davis) [http://www.uea.ac.uk/psi/eventsnews/events/coalition_at_one]
  • Convenor of ‘The “Too Difficult” Box’ (with Charles Clarke) [http://www.uea.ac.uk/psi/eventsnews/too-difficult-box]

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